Category: Construction

Winter 2018 Newsletter

Buying in Blatchford With walkways outside your front door, a linear park, easy access to downtown and architecturally-crafted green homes, we know there is excitement building to be a part of this kind of urban lifestyle in Edmonton. We are currently in the process of selling the first twelve parcels of land in the community…

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Blatchford District Energy Sharing System 2018 Progress

Yes, Blatchford is a statement. A big part of that statement is putting an emphasis on a more sustainable lifestyle, but how will we help residents do this? With its vision of being one of the world’s largest sustainable communities, how residents and businesses receive their energy is a huge component to reaching that sustainable…

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Solar in a box: Seacan project makes solar energy portable for remote industrial sites

NAIT grads bring seacan solar array to Blatchford redevelopment Csilla Harsasi turns student project into new career in alternative energy Driving across the abandoned pavement at the Blatchford redevelopment, it’s easy to forget this sprawling former airport is located in the heart of Edmonton. Just past the fleet of earth-movers, round the pickup parking area…

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Blatchford Fall 2018 Newsletter

Buying in Blatchford The chance for Edmontonians to call Blatchford home is getting closer every day! The Blatchford Redevelopment Office is currently in the process of selling the first six parcels of land in the community to home builders that share the vision for high-quality, architecturally-designed, energy-efficient buildings. These first six parcels currently being sold…

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Paving Blatchford’s first pedestrian street

Explore the construction of one of Blatchford’s first pedestrian streets, Yorke Mews, in our timelapse video! Creating a neighbourhood where people can more easily choose a sustainable and active lifestyle means challenging the status quo.  While Blatchford will be designed for all standard modes of transportation, the personal vehicle won’t be king of the streets. Instead,…

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Stage One Construction Progress – A Bird’s Eye View

As construction progresses in Blatchford West – Stage One, elements of the new neighbourhood are taking shape every day. Paved roads, lanes and curbs, paving-stone lined pedestrian streets and the first roundabout have already been built on site. The new road system covers utilities installed across Stage One to provide future buildings with the heating,…

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